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LAW1124 Torts B

Short Description: Torts B
Units : 1
Faculty or Section : Faculty of Business, Education, Law and Arts
School or Department : School of Law and Justice
Student contribution band : Band 4
ASCED code : 090900 - Law
Grading basis : Graded
Version produced : 26 January 2021

Requisites

Pre-requisite or Co-requisite: LAW1111 and LAW1112
Pre-requisite: LAW1113

Other requisites

Students are required to have access to a personal computer, e-mail capabilities and Internet access to UConnect. Current details of computer requirements can be found at http://www.usq.edu.au/current-students/support/computing/hardware.

Synopsis

This course broadens the students' knowledge of the extent of the civil obligations imposed by the law of torts. It will build upon the understanding of the principles of the law of torts gained in Civil Obligations A (Contract and Torts). Students will gain an understanding of a variety of negligence torts, the possible defences to them and the principle of vicarious liability. The course will also examine a number of other representative torts including nuisance and nervous shock.

Course offers

Semester Mode Campus
Semester 2, 2021 On-campus Ipswich
Semester 2, 2021 On-campus Toowoomba
Semester 2, 2021 Online
Semester 3, 2021 Online
Date printed 26 January 2021